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Friends surprise IE boy with new wheelchair

December 10, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
There was a big surprise Saturday night for a Chino family in need of a new wheelchair.

Kristie Mansfield got the big surprise when a group of friends she has had since high school all chipped in to buy a new wheelchair for her 12-year-old son, Zach, who has spina bifida.

Zach had outgrown his previous wheelchair and the family couldn't afford a new one.

It gets better. Mansfield's good friends raised $1,400 to purchase the new wheelchair, but then the wheelchair ended up being donated.

That $1,400 will now probably go toward new leg braces for Zach.